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How To Create The Life You Want By First Facing Your Own Shit (in 15 Ways)

Aleks Slijepcevic
An Idea (by Ingenious Piece)

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If anything has gained traction in the world of health and wellness, it’s the phrase, “how to create the life you want.” In fact, if you search Youtube for this exact phrase, you’ll be greeted by hundreds of videos ranging from TEDx talks to “A Day in My Life” influencer vlogs. Needless to say, we’re all trying to grab the sweet slice of life, but how? Turns out, you just need to face your own shit first. Here’s how (and why).

1. Take Accountability for your Actions

As ego-pleasing as it is to blame others or outside circumstances for what we don’t have, that kind of behavior won’t get us closer to the life we want. Sometimes, it is our fault. Maybe our pride or ego got in the way of asking for help or admitting that we were wrong. It takes courage and humility to understand that we play a pivotal role in our own life, and the decisions that we make, especially the ones we’re not always conscious of, influence the direction of our life.

2. Observe Where You’ve Kept Yourself Small

Life can really punch you in the boob sometimes, and it’s fair to feel like you’ve often had to fight your way forward; however, shift this fight-or-flight way of living and observe how you’ve kept yourself small…

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Aleks Slijepcevic
An Idea (by Ingenious Piece)

Writer | Meditation Teacher on Insight Timer | Traveler | Tracker of Meaning (www.aleksslijepcevic.com)